Winner of an Academy Award for "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi's four previous films will screen at the Walter Reade Theater April 6 – 8.
Filmmaker Alex Rotaru answers questions about his moving and energetic new documentary "Shakespeare High," which screens Wednesday as the first film in our ongoing "Art of the Real" series and returns Friday for a theatrical run in the Film Center Amphitheater.
The premier French cinema festival in New York opens tonight with "The Intouchables" and really gets going this weekend with a packed slate of provocative films, in-person appearances and the debut of our first-ever sidebar series, Rendez-Vous+!
Taika Waititi's "Boy," inspired by his Oscar-nominated short "Two Cars, One Night," makes its U.S. theatrical debut this weekend, and we’re excited to present an advanced screening tonight in the Walter Reade featuring an in-depth conversation with the director!
Film Society is proud to present a complete, six-film retrospective of the accomplished but under-appreciated Russian director whose nearly impossible-to-find work ranks with that of Tarkovsky but has suffered at the hands of censorship, prohibition and neglect.
Two ongoing programs will highlight the best new independent narrative and documentary films, respectively, and further Film Society's commitment to discovering emerging cinematic talent. "Indie Night" will be guest curated by producer Ted Hope in 2012.
Heading into Sunday, a whopping 50 of this year's Academy Award nominations belong to movies that played at Film Society this year as part of the 49th New York Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, member and patron screenings, or in runs at our beautiful new Film Center!
Keep your enfants terribles occupied in March and April with a slate of French-flavored family films scheduled to coincide with our popular annual festival Rendez-Vous with French Cinema.
For the first time in its 17-year history, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema will include a special sidebar section that seeks to expand the annual festival’s offerings to documentaries and little-seen early features from now-acclaimed directors.